"Puddle Jumpers" Trailer

Students experiment with different types of helicopter blade designs to see which ones provide the greatest lift and speed. This relates to air pressure, surface area, friction, lift, and drag. This video also includes one of Mr. Mac’s crazy stories, “Jack and Jill in Mudville,” to help students remember the lesson. Difficulty: Medium


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Note: All activities in this lesson should be performed with adult supervision. Likewise, common sense and care are essential to the conduct of any and all activities, whether described in this lesson or otherwise. Parents or guardians should supervise children. Rock-it Science assumes no responsibility for any injuries or damages arising from any activities.